Katy Perry To Participate In Women's March - Noise11.com
Katy Perry, photo by Ros O'Gorman, rod laver arena, Melbourne 2014

Katy Perry, photo by Ros O'Gorman

Katy Perry To Participate In Women’s March

by Music-News.com on January 11, 2017

in News

Scarlett Johansson, Katy Perry, and Amy Schumer are preparing to join a planned protest in support of women’s rights at a big march in Washington, D.C.

Julianne Moore and Jessica Chastain recently announced they would be pounding the pavement for the Women’s March demonstration on 21 January (17), and now a slew of other celebrities has also stepped up for the cause.

According to the Associated Press, Avengers star Johansson will be taking part to “make my voice heard and stand up for what I believe in,” particularly since U.S. President-elect Donald Trump and his administration have been “attacking” reproductive rights for women with their opposition to funding Planned Parenthood and their conservative stance on abortion.

Pop star Perry, who campaigned hard for Trump’s Democratic rival Hillary Clinton, is also expected to march in Washington, D.C., alongside the likes of comedienne Schumer, superstar Cher, and actresses Patricia Arquette, Olivia Wilde, Debra Messing, Uzo Aduba, Frances McDormand, and Zendaya.

Organisers estimate more than 100,000 people will join the demonstration, which will take place a day after Trump’s inauguration on 20 January (17).

Meanwhile, former Ugly Betty star America Ferrera has been appointed chair of the march’s “artist table” to help with the event’s organisation.

“Since the election, so many fear that their voices will go unheard,” the actress explains of her participation. “As artists, women, and most importantly dedicated Americans, it is critical that we stand together in solidarity for the protection, dignity and rights of our communities.”

Solidarity marches are also being planned around the U.S. and across the world, with funnywoman Chelsea Handler leading one such protest in Park City, Utah, where the Sundance Film Festival will be taking place.

music-news.com

Comments

comments

Related Posts

Kanye West 2012 - Photo By Ros O'Gorman
Kanye West To Release Two New Albums

Kanye West has stunned fans by announcing plans to release two new albums a week apart this summer (18).

3 days ago
Albare- Image By Ros O'Gorman
Albert Dadon Buys The Basement in Sydney

Melbourne music entrepreneur Albert Dadon has bought the name and assets of The Basement in Sydney.

4 days ago
Fadi Fawaz and George Michael
George Michael’s Ex Tries To Sell Off Possessions

George Michael's ex-boyfriend Fadi Fawaz is selling off the singer's possessions as he attempts to make money while embroiled in a feud with the late star's family.

4 days ago
Kendrick Lamar
Kendrick Lamar Peers Congratulate Him On Pulitzer Prize Win

Ice Cube and LL Cool J have saluted Kendrick Lamar after the rapper became the first hip-hop artist to land a Pulitzer Prize on Monday (April 16).

4 days ago
Jake Mason Trio The Stranger In The Mirror
Preview Jake Mason Trio’s ‘The Stranger In The Mirror’ Ahead Of May Release

Jason Mason Trio will debut ‘The Stranger In The Mirror’ in May and have a month long preview of the album online before it arrives.

5 days ago
Drake, Photo by Ros O'Gorman, noise11
Why #DrakeNews Is #FakeNews

Drake is being applauded around the world for having one of the longest running number one hits in history. In the UK NME has the complete bullshit headline ‘Drake breaks The Beatles’ UK chart record’.

6 days ago
Eminem photo by Jeremy Deputat
Eminem With Dr Dre and 50 Cent Setlist From Coachella

Rap superstar Eminem closed out 2018’s Coachella music festival with special guests 50 Cent and Dr. Dre.

6 days ago